Exhibition Certaine Wytches: fear, myth & magic

When: 23.03.2019 to 10.05.2019

Textile artist Anne Jackson explores ideas of witchcraft in a series of contemporary knotted tapestries which brings the bygone persecution of women in Devon and beyond, to life.

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Dramatic individual stories are displayed alongside artefacts from the past - revealing themes of cultural power, fear and belief in ‘magic'.
Related events include launch event 22 March, a day conference, performance and workshops. See website for details.
www.crafts.org.uk
Open daily 10am-5.30pm, free entry.

'Certaine Wytches, Chelmsford, Essex 1566'; knotted tapestry, photograph by Mei Lim

 

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